Stainless steel cotter pins

Whole ordinary steel cotter pins are fine on fresh water sailing you are better of to use stainless steel anyway,

Cheap enough on eBay.

Here are the two sizes that will work well for the

Gooseneck  (4/30)

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10PCS-Stainless-Steel-Split-Cotter-Pins-Hardware-Fasteners-Parts-M2-M3-M4-M5-JR/311958258161?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=610750923352&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

and the other on

Emma jib boom (3/40) 

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/10PCS-Stainless-Steel-Split-Cotter-Pins-Hardware-Fasteners-Parts-M2-M3-M4-M5-JR/311958258161?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=610750923350&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

 

Gary has this advice to add..

If you happen to live near the coast, you can also expect to find stainless cotter pins at a marine supply store.
Inland, they might be available from a fastener (nuts & bolts) dealer, an industrial hardware store, or sometimes even an auto parts store.
Hope this is helpful.

 

 

 

 

One comment on “Stainless steel cotter pins

  1. If you happen to live near the coast, you can also expect to find stainless cotter pins at a marine supply store.
    Inland, they might be available from a fastener (nuts & bolts) dealer, an industrial hardware store, or sometimes even an auto parts store.
    Hope this is helpful.

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